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Spanish Jobless Claims Rise by Most on Record in March

  • Claims surge as Coronavirus brings economy to near standstill
  • Spain’s jobless rate before the virus crisis was already 13.8%
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The number of Spaniards filing for jobless claims surged in March, the latest example of how the coronavirus pandemic is upending people’s livelihoods around the world.